Financial Fraud: Six Individuals Have Stolen Over $8 million From a Bank And an Insurance Company

Financial Fraud

Six charged in massive fraud & money laundering scheme Alleged to have stolen over $8 million from a bank and an insurance company Indianapolis – United States Attorney Josh Minkler announced federal charges against six individuals, including a former regional construction project manager for a bank, the owners of two different construction companies, the owner …

Read moreFinancial Fraud: Six Individuals Have Stolen Over $8 million From a Bank And an Insurance Company

The Fake Check Mystery Shopper Scam Targeting America’s Seniors

An increasing number of seniors are becoming tech-savvy, however, thieves are honing in on this and are using it to their advantage. In 2017, a billion dollars was stolen from the country’s population via fraudulent practices, with online and email fraud costing $200 million. One of the latest scams to hit America’s seniors is the mystery shopper …

Read moreThe Fake Check Mystery Shopper Scam Targeting America’s Seniors

Health Care Fraud: MARINA BURMAN Sentenced For Fraudulent Bills to The New York State Medicaid Program

Health Care Fraud

Medical Supply Executive Sentenced To 36 Months In Prison For Her Role In A $30 Million Scheme To Defraud Medicare And Medicaid Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that MARINA BURMAN was sentenced today to 36 months in prison. BURMAN, the former president of a medical …

Read moreHealth Care Fraud: MARINA BURMAN Sentenced For Fraudulent Bills to The New York State Medicaid Program

Immigration Fraud: Eleno Quinteros Sentenced For Making False Statements in Support of Legal Permanent Resident Petitions

Immigration Fraud

Airline Staffing Executive Sentenced to Prison for Years of Immigration Fraud Assistant U.S. Attorney Nicholas W. Pilchak (619) 546-9709 SAN DIEGO – Eleno Quinteros, Jr., the former vice president of operations for two airline mechanic staffing companies, was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for making false statements in support of legal permanent resident …

Read moreImmigration Fraud: Eleno Quinteros Sentenced For Making False Statements in Support of Legal Permanent Resident Petitions

Investment Fraud: Edward Durante Sentenced For Defrauding at Least 100 Investors of More Than $15 Million

Investment Fraud

Recidivist Securities Fraudster Edward Durante Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison For Securities Fraud, Money Laundering, And Perjury Offenses Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that EDWARD DURANTE, a/k/a “Ted Wise,” a/k/a “Efran Eisenberg,” a/k/a “Yulia,” a/k/a “Ed Simmons,” was sentenced today to 216 months in …

Read moreInvestment Fraud: Edward Durante Sentenced For Defrauding at Least 100 Investors of More Than $15 Million

Identity Theft: Imputed Unknown Charged of Passport Fraud, Social Security Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft

Identy Theft Scam

“John Doe” Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison For Passport Fraud, Social Security Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft, And Two Counts Of Voter Fraud Defendant, whose true identity remains unknown, lived under a stolen identity for twenty years, using it to obtain a passport, Social Security card, and to vote in the 2016 Presidential Election Baltimore, …

Read moreIdentity Theft: Imputed Unknown Charged of Passport Fraud, Social Security Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft

Health Care Fraud: Tovah Lynn Jasperson And Alan Martin Bostom Pled Guilty to One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Treatment Center Owners Sentenced to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Health Care Fraud and Money Laundering Scheme Involving Sober Homes and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centers Two treatment center owners were sentenced to prison for their participation in a multi-million dollar health care fraud and money laundering scheme that involved the filing of fraudulent insurance …

Read moreHealth Care Fraud: Tovah Lynn Jasperson And Alan Martin Bostom Pled Guilty to One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud: Dr. Julio Delgado Pleaded Guilty to Aiding And Abetting The Fraudulent Acquisition of Controlled Substances

Health Care Fraud

Physician, Nurse Practitioner, and Nurse Plead Guilty in Montgomery “Pill Mill” Case These Guilty Pleas Raise the Number of Convictions in this Case to Eight Montgomery, Alabama – During the past few weeks, three more health care providers have pleaded guilty in the ongoing “pill mill” prosecution arising out of a now-closed Montgomery medical office, …

Read moreHealth Care Fraud: Dr. Julio Delgado Pleaded Guilty to Aiding And Abetting The Fraudulent Acquisition of Controlled Substances

Financial Fraud: Rocky Hutson Sentenced For False Claims, Creating Fictious Financial Instruments And Bank Fraud

Financial Fraud

Western Slope Sovereign Citizen Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bank Fraud and Related Crimes DENVER – Rocky Hutson, age 59, of Grand Junction, Colorado, and a self-proclaimed sovereign citizen, was sentenced to serve 70 months (nearly 6 years) in federal prison for false claims, creating fictious financial instruments and bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer, …

Read moreFinancial Fraud: Rocky Hutson Sentenced For False Claims, Creating Fictious Financial Instruments And Bank Fraud

Cyber Crime: LOUIS ONG Sentenced For Operated Unlicensed Bitcoin Trading

Cyber Crime

Canadian Who Operated Unlicensed Bitcoin Trading Business Sentenced Defendant Engaged in Bitcoin Exchanges with Undercover Agents despite Knowledge the Money was Drug Trafficking Proceeds A Vancouver, British Columbia man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 20 days of incarceration and more than $1 million in forfeitures for Operating an Unlicensed Money …

Read moreCyber Crime: LOUIS ONG Sentenced For Operated Unlicensed Bitcoin Trading

Financial Fraud: Leonel Alexis Valerio Santana Pleaded Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering

Financial Fraud

Dominican National Pleads Guilty to International E-Mail Impersonation and Fraud Scam BOSTON – A Dominican national pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with a scam in which he and co-conspirators defrauded victims by pretending to be employees of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Leonel Alexis Valerio Santana, 28, pleaded guilty …

Read moreFinancial Fraud: Leonel Alexis Valerio Santana Pleaded Guilty to Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering

Identity Theft: Wilson Lasset Pled Guilty to Wire Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Identity Theft

Former Boca Raton Resident Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme A former Boca Raton resident, who purported to operate a tax preparation business in Pompano Beach, pled guilty to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with a multi-million dollar stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Benjamin G. Greenberg, United …

Read moreIdentity Theft: Wilson Lasset Pled Guilty to Wire Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Bankruptcy: Phebe Ibrahim Sentenced For Bankruptcy Fraud And Related Charges

Bankruptcy Fraud

St. Peters Woman Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulent Preparation of Bankruptcy Petitions On May 10, 2018, Phebe Ibrahim, formerly known as “Phebe Khan,” age 50, of St. Peters, Missouri, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for bankruptcy fraud and related charges, announced Donald S. Boyce, U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of …

Read moreBankruptcy: Phebe Ibrahim Sentenced For Bankruptcy Fraud And Related Charges

Health Care Fraud: Joan Cicchiello Sentenced For Making False Statements Related to Health Care Matters

Health Care

Former Registered Nurse Sentenced To Six Years’ Imprisonment For Health Care Fraud HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Joan Cicchiello, age 67, of Annville and Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on May 9, 2018, to 72 months’ imprisonment and three years of supervised release by …

Read moreHealth Care Fraud: Joan Cicchiello Sentenced For Making False Statements Related to Health Care Matters

Financial Fraud: ANILESH AHUJA And AMIN MAJIDI Charged With Participating in a Scheme to Commit Securities Fraud

Financial Fraud

Hedge Fund Founder, Portfolio Manager, And Trader Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Mismarking Securities By Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars Former Hedge Fund Chief Risk Officer and Trader, and Former Salesman at a Broker-Dealer, Have Each Pled Guilty and are Cooperating with the Government Audrey Strauss, the Attorney for the United States, acting under …

Read moreFinancial Fraud: ANILESH AHUJA And AMIN MAJIDI Charged With Participating in a Scheme to Commit Securities Fraud

Financial Fraud: Sushovan Hussain Convicted of One Count of Conspiracy of Wire Fraud And Securities Fraud

Financial Fraud

Former Autonomy CFO Convicted Of Wire Fraud Defendant Defrauded Hewlett-Packard Company of $11.7 Billion During HP’s 2011 Acquisition of Autonomy SAN FRANCISCO – Sushovan Hussain, the former Chief Financial Officer of Autonomy Corporation plc, was convicted of one count of conspiracy, fourteen counts of wire fraud and one count of securities fraud by a federal …

Read moreFinancial Fraud: Sushovan Hussain Convicted of One Count of Conspiracy of Wire Fraud And Securities Fraud